New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #36’, ‘Rey #1’, ‘Rose Tico #1’ & More

September 18, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has four new Star Wars releases today.

Doctor Aphra #36

Writer: Si Spurrier
Artist: Wilton Santos
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter

UNSPEAKABLE REBEL SUPERWEAPON PART V! The sinister propagandists of the COALITION FOR PROGRESS keep a vast gallery of the EMPIRE’S priceless victory trophies – and notorious thief DOCTOR APHRA just got in…But she won’t get the chance to pinch anything. She’s here to be initiated into the web of secret schemes she’s unwittingly tangled herself in. Can you say “coup”? (IF yes: don’t. Round here, there’s always someone listening…)

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Databurst From the 501st

September 18, 2019 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from September 18 to 24th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 19

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Sapporo City, Hokkaido for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup around Odori.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Fort Meade, MD for NSA Crypto Con at the National Security Agency Campus from September 19 to 20th.

September 20

  • Alpine Garrison will be at RevRoad Rally 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM, and at Northridge Elementary for the Northridge Elementary Carnival from 4:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for Science Lates – Into Space at the Glasgow Science Centre from 6:00 to 10:30 PM, in Dudley for Party in the Park 2 at Himley Hall from September 21 to 22nd, and in Shifnal for Star Wars Outdoor Cinema at Royal Air Force Museum from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

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Around the Web

September 13, 2019 at 12:03 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Pre-orders are up for The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Limited Edition. This deluxe hardcover edition features a slipcase.

Convention & Event News

  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • Here’s the latest episode of Star Wars Rollout.

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Podcasts in Review

September 12, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. The Soundtrack Show Raiders of the Lost Ark: the Music (Part II)
  2. Beltway Banthas Interview: Glenn Beck
  3. Star Wars Spelt Out Episode 68
  4. Fly Casual Episode 240
  5. Fly Casual Episode 239

Honorable Mentions

Now here is this week’s Podcasts in Review…

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New Releases: ‘Supreme Leader Snoke #1’ and ‘Star Wars Adventures #25’

September 11, 2019 at 5:10 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel and IDW each have one new Star Wars release today.

Age of Resistance – Supreme Leader Snoke #1

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Leonard Kirk
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Mike McKone (puzzle piece variant)

THE DEVIL’S APPRENTICE! SUPREME LEADER SNOKE’S brutal training of KYLO REN begins. Will the sadistic Snoke break his tormented protégé? Or has he underestimated the son of HAN and LEIA?

Details: 32 Pages, One-Shot, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Supreme Leader Snoke #1’ and ‘Star Wars Adventures #25’…

Databurst From the 501st

September 11, 2019 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from September 11 to 17th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 12

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for the St. Louis Symphony free concert at Forest Park Art Hill from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for CrokerCon at the Crocker Art Museum from 6:00 to 9:30 PM.

September 13

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for the Music of John Williams at Powell Hall from September 13 to 15th.
  • Bluegrass Garrison will be in Lexington, KY for a troop at Scarefest at Rupp Arena from September 13 to 15th.
  • Central Garrison will be in Fargo, ND for Anime Fargo at Ramada from September 13 to 15th.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in Portland, OR for Rose City Comic Con from September 13 to 15th.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Kistamässan, Stockholm for Comic Con Stockholm from September 13 to 15th.
  • Swiss Garrison will be in Zurich for the Zurich Game Show from September 13 to 15th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity at Oor Wullie’s Big Bucket Trail from September 13 to 15th.

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Podcasts in Review

September 5, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Brews and Blasters Episode 222
  2. The Sandcrawler Episode 80
  3. The Soundtrack Show Raiders of the Lost Ark: the Music (Part 1)
  4. The Living Force Episode 19
  5. Around the Galaxy Episode 29

Honorable Mentions

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New Releases: ‘Dark Temple #1’ and ‘Star Wars #71’

September 4, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Jedi: Fallen Order – Dark Temple #1

Writer: Matthew Rosenberg
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto

IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY CAN’T UNDERSTAND – A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES! Leading into Jedi: Fallen Order™ the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars™ title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Master ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA on their most dangerous mission yet. The Jedi Council has sent them to the remote planet Ontotho to oversee the peaceful excavation of a mysterious temple that has been uncovered. But they will come to find that what surrounds the temple may be even more dangerous than the mysteries within it. Clandestine local resistance forces and ruthless corporate security troops in a war for the fate of Ontotho – and the Jedi are caught in the middle!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Dark Temple #1’ and ‘Star Wars #71’…

Databurst From the 501st

September 4, 2019 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from September 4 to 10th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 4

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Fenton, MO for Saint Louis FC Star Wars Night at Toyota Stadium from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

September 5

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Fall FanX from September 5 to 7th, and at the Utah Symphony Empire Strikes Back concert from September 5 to 7th.
  • Danish Garrison will be at Musikhuset Arhus for the Star Wars concert from September 5 to 7th.

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Around the Web

August 30, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with author Delilah S. Dawson going over her latest book Black Spire.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

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